Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Factors Influencing Career Advancement Activities of Women Library Professionals in Universities of Kerala: A StudyAuthor : A. R. Dhanyasree and B. Mini Devi
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 113-118
The present study is aimed to examine the factors influencing the career advancement activities of women library professionals. It encompasses two universities ie, Kerala University and Mahatma Gandhi University. The population consists of women library professionals are permanently working in these Universities. About 78 permanent women library professionals are working in these Universities, Data is collected using a structured questionnaire. The questionnaire is distributed among 68 respondents out of which 62 were returned. The analysis is conducted by SPSS. Factors such as the professional, personal, the influence of professional associations, influence of ICT & social media, barriers faced on career progression were analyzed. The study revealed that professional factors & ICT were positively influenced the women library professionals career advancement activities. Gender discrimination is the main obstacle faced in career progression activities.
Career Advancement, Women Library Professionals, Influencing Factors, Social Media, ICT
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